Nancy J. Winkler

Nancy J. Winkler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Eisenberg Rothweiler Winkler Eisenberg and Jeck, P.C.
 | 1634 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-546-6636
Fax: 215-546-0118
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2007, 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

For over twenty eight years, Nancy J. Winkler has represented individuals and their families in the litigation of complex personal injury matters involving automobile defects, product liability, pharmaceutical liability, medical malpractice, toxic exposure, construction accidents, falls and automobile accidents.  Over the years, Ms. Winkler has been able to procure multi-million dollar recoveries on behalf of her clients.

Nancy J. Winkler attended the Honor’s Program at Temple University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in English and Economics.  She received her Juris Doctor degree from Temple University School of Law with an Award for Excellence in Civil Trial Advocacy.  She is the Immediate Past President of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association.  Ms. Winkler also serves on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and has served as the Chair for Fund Development from 2004-2006 and again from 2008-2009.  She is a member of local and State bar associations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and the American Association for Justice. She is admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts of both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  In 2008, she was inducted as a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, which is a trial lawyer honor society, open to membership by invitation only. Nancy is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum whose membership is limited to those attorneys who have obtained million dollar settlements or verdicts for their clients.

Working hard to protect the rights of innocent victims has been at the heart of Ms. Winkler’s career. Nancy was the recipient of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association’s President’s Award in 2002 and 2013, in recognition of her devotion to advancing the goals of the organization, defending the injured and protecting our civil justice system.  She is the only recipient to have received the President’s Award more than once. In 2009, Nancy received the Pennsylvania Association for Justice Service Award in recognition of her extraordinary efforts, commitment and distinguished service to the organization.  Since 2005, she has been selected as a Super Lawyer by Philadelphia Magazine. This distinction is limited to only 5% of the legal community in Pennsylvania.  Since 2010 she has been selected as one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Pennsylvania.  She has also been selected as one of the top 100 trial lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers for 2011-2014.  Nancy has also been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2015.  Ms. Winkler has also been active in the Philadelphia Bar Association.  She was appointed Co-Chair for the Medical-Legal Committee for 2004 and over the years has investigated many judicial candidates for the Commission for Judicial Selection and Retention. 

Ms. Winkler believes in giving back to the legal community and is frequently invited to lecture for various groups and organizations including lawyers, doctors, nurses and healthcare workers.   She has lectured, and has written articles and seminar materials on topics including various aspects of civil litigation, defective products, professional negligence, and automobile law.  She also co-authored a book entitled, "Pennsylvania Automobile Litigation; Guidelines and Forms for the Trial Lawyer"; Third Edition.

Nancy also believes that it is important to provide representation to those who cannot otherwise afford it and has taken on pro bono cases throughout the years.  She has been recognized by the judiciary in Philadelphia as an attorney whose pro bono work is exemplary. Ms. Winkler is also a member of the Hamilton Circle of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, making a commitment to contribute $10,000.00 over a ten year period to fund pro bono services for needy Philadelphians.  She has also been active in charitable organizations, including having served on the Board of Directors of the Robin’s Nest Children Services and the Pennsylvania Brain Injury Association.  

About Nancy Winkler

Admitted: 1987, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.erlegal.com/attorneys/nancy-winkler/

Honors/Awards:

  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2008
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2011
  • President’s Award, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, 2002
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Medical Malpractice Law - PlaintiffsProduct Liability Litigation - PlaintiffsPersonal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers
  • Service Award, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2009
  • President’s Award, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of local and State bar associations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Association
  •  Philadelphia Bar Association Co-Chair for the Medical-Legal Committee, 2004
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice Chair for Fund Development from 2004-2006 and 2008-2009
  • President of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Nancy Winkler believes that it is important to provide representation to those who cannot otherwise afford it and has taken on pro bono cases throughout the years.  She and her partners hold a strong belief that as lawyers, it is their obligation to the community to take on pro bono cases.
  • Board Member, The Pennsylvania Brain Injury Association
  • Board of Directors, Robin's Nest Children Services
  • Member of the Hamilton Circle of the Philadelphia Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Course Planner and Presenter, How to Add Value to Your Case, The Legal Intelligencer, 2012
  • Course Planner and Presenter, How to Add Value to Your Case, The Legal Intelligencer, 2014
  • Faculty Member, Where Cases are Won and Lost, Dispute Resolution Center, 2015
  • Course Planner and Presenter, What's it Worth?, Pennsylvania Associatoin For Justice, 2015
  • Course Planner and Presenter, Impact of Joint & Several Liability Legislation, The Historice Changes: New Joint & Several Liability Laws Conference, Pennsylvania Association For Justice, 2012
  • Author, Pennsylvania Automobile Litigation; Guidelines and Forms for the Trial Lawyer"; Third Edition
  • Course Planner and Presenter, What's it Worth?, Pennsylvania Associatoin For Justice, 2013
  • Faculty Member, Judging the Expert, Pennsylvania Associatoin For Justice, 2013
  • Course Planner and Presenter, Annual Retreat, Pennsylvania Associatoin For Justice, 2011
  • Panel Member, Chancellor’s Leadership Institute, Philadelphia Bar Association, 2010

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $14 Million Recovery Against Hospital and Doctors for Delay in Performing MRI
  • $5.5 Million Recovery for Child Who Fell From Unsafe Window
  • $4.5 Million Settlement for Newborn Baby who Suffered Permanent Injuries when Mother’s Uterus Ruptured During Childbirth
  • $3.6 Million Recovery for the Family of a Mentally Challenged Man who Died While Being Restrained
  • $3.5 Million Recovery in Pharmaceutical Product Liability Suit
  • $3.35 Million Recovery for Unbelted Driver in SUV Accident
  •  $3.025 Million Recovery for Family of Young Man Killed in a Construction Accident
  • $3 Million Recovery in Pharmaceutical Product Liability Suit
  • $1 Million Recovery for Car Accident Involving a Tractor Trailer
  • Confindential settlment for delay in diagnosis of breast cancer.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Published in Self Magazine. Winkler, who has seen dozens of cases where women suffered because of medical mistakes, provided insight about the most common ones and tips to avoid them.

Videos:

  • "When somebody comes to my firm, not only will they have somebody that fights for them, but somebody who will listen to them.", Nancy J. Winkler

Educational Background:

  • Honor’s Program at Temple University - Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in English and Economics
Office Location for Nancy J. Winkler

1634 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Last Updated: 12/19/2018

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